Mary A. Robertson, 86, died on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at her home in Libby. She was born in Underhill, Wisconsin, to Walter and Nora (Larson) Raasch. She attended grade school in Pulcifer, Wisconsin, and Bonduel High School and graduated in 1950. She went to the Milwaukee Conservatory of Music and took voice study for two years.
Mary married Roger Robertson on May 16, 1953. They had six children together. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church since 1955, and taught religious education for 30 years and sang in the church choir. In 2017 she was the oldest person to ever walk the complete tour of the Vatican.
Mary was a rural mail carrier for almost 24 years. She was a den leader in Cub Scouts for 17 years. She also coached girls Little League and senior league softball and played ball with the women’s league. She also shot a moose in 1995.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Roger and a granddaughter, Darah Robertson.
Survivors include her children Mike of Libby; Jeff (Kayley, kids Jeremy, Jill, Courtney, Shelby, Taylor and Nic) of Libby; Barb (Mike Grantham, kids Derrick, Tiffany, and Tracy Booth) of Winnemucca, Nevada; Sue (Kirby, kids Korey and Alex) Kulbeck of Libby; David (Gwen, kids Tommy, Jake, and Zack) of Winnemucca, Nevada; and Lisa (Troy and son Mark) Seaberg of Havre. She is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren; son-in-law Earl Booth and a step-brother Don Sheldon (Christine) of Newald, Wisconsin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with Rosary at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at Schnackenberg Funeral Home Chapel in Libby. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Libby. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.
Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.